Kia Canada Welcomes New President & CEO

Sungwon Kwon, Kia Canada’s new President and CEO (Photo: Kia)

Sungwon Kwon takes the helm at Kia Canada.

Kia Canada recently announced that Sungwon Kwon is the company’s new President & CEO, effective August 1, 2019. Kwon, who has been with Kia since 1995, joins Kia Canada from his previous role with the Americas Group at Kia Motors Corporation in Korea.

“On behalf of our entire organization and dealers across the country, I would like to thank Mr. Lee for this tremendous efforts and leadership here in Canada and wish him luck in his new role,” said Elias El-Achhab, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Kia Canada Inc. “As a young brand celebrating just our twentieth year in Canada, we have come a long way in recent years and are we are thrilled to welcome Mr. Kwon to the team and know that his experience and expertise will help us ensure that our product offering matches the demand of Canadian consumers.”

Kwon is replacing Kyle Lee who is leaving Kia Canada to take on the role of President and CEO of Kia Motors Central & South America Headquarters.

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